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characters The Predictions ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Bianca Zander Ñ 5 characters E reality is complicated and sometimes fraught especially as its children reach adolescence Poppy is drawn to handsome sixteen year old Lukas who's increasingly skeptical of Gaialands and the adults who shape its rulesTo help 'heal' the commune's energy new arrival Shakti harnesses her divination powers in a Predictions ceremony All of Gaialands' teenagers receive a card outlining their futures Poppy predicted to find her true love overseas joins Lukas when he follows his dream of starting a punk ro An adult novel written with the fast pace of a YA this is the coming of age story of a teen raised in a New Zealand commune in the 1970s and her efforts at a new and different life in 1980s LondonI can t give less than 4 stars to a book that held my interest and kept me reading enough to finish it in within a few days But the entire time it struck me as not very well written there was an immaturity to the narrative that was not due to the character s age and events occurred so uickly it was almost farcical at times Yet the same frustrating writing style definitely kept me turning pagesBriskly the story moves from primitive family life on the commune to the sualor of slum living in Auckland while the main character supports her musician boyfriend followed by an ascent through London metal rock success then a heavy hearted return to the commune All these locales are vivid and distinct If I was a teenager I think I would probably love this book As it is I found it an unrealistic but very entertaining ride Dangerous Melody Treasure Seekers #2 year old Lukas who's increasingly skeptical of Gaialands and the adults who shape its rulesTo help 'heal' the commune's energy new arrival Shakti harnesses her divination powers in a Predictions ceremony All of Gaialands' teenagers receive a card outlining their futures Poppy predicted to find her true love overseas joins Lukas when he follows his dream of starting a punk ro An adult novel written with the fast pace of a YA this is the coming of age story of a teen raised in a New Zealand commune in the 1970s and her efforts at a new and different life in 1980s LondonI can t give less than 4 stars to a book that held my interest and kept me reading enough to finish it in within a few days But the entire time it struck me as not very well written there was an immaturity to the narrative that was not due to the character s age and events occurred so uickly it was almost farcical at times Yet the same frustrating writing style definitely kept me turning pagesBriskly the story moves from primitive family life on the commune to the sualor of slum living in Auckland while the main character supports her musician boyfriend followed by an ascent through London metal rock success then a heavy hearted return to the commune All these locales are vivid and distinct If I was a teenager I think I would probably love this book As it is I found it an unrealistic but very entertaining ride

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characters The Predictions ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Bianca Zander Ñ 5 characters Ck band first in Auckland and then on to London where punk has given way to 80s pop and hair metal Struggling simply to survive as they navigate the city's suats pubs and burgeoning clubs she and Lukas drift apart Poppy finds a life that looks very like the one her prediction promised but is it the one she truly wants And if not can she define her own happiness even if it takes her in unanticipated directions The Predictions is a mesmerizing magical novel of fate love mistakes and finding your place A great journey through the culture of the times If she weren t so young I d have believed that the author lived these times

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characters The Predictions ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Bianca Zander Ñ 5 characters From the author of the acclaimed The Girl Below comes a stunning novel of one woman's attempt to outrun the destiny that is predicted for her moving from a remote New Zealand commune in the waning days of 1970s free love experimentation to the heady music scene of 1980s LondonGaialands a bucolic vegan commune in the New Zealand wilderness is the only home fifteen year old Poppy has ever known It's the epitome of 1970s counterculture a place of free love hard work and high idealsat least in theory Th In Zander s second novel following her flawed but extremely likeable debut The Girl Below Poppy and Lukas are teenagers raised on a commune Gaialands in New Zealand The story follows them from 1978 to 1989 as their relationship which could very accurately be described as star crossed is tested not only by a move halfway across the world poverty and later incipient stardom but by the predictions of the title visions of their future laid out by an eccentric and charismatic prophet the enigmatic seductive Shakti If The Predictions was going to be broadly categorised as a genre I suppose I d have to reluctantly say it s a romantic novel and in some ways consistent with stereotypes about that genre it stretches the limits of credulity view spoilerLukas remaining completely faithful to Poppy throughout all his years as an actual rock star is the stuff of fairytales especially since they are halfway to being broken up for at least two long ish periods of time within those years hide spoiler

  • Paperback
  • 400
  • The Predictions
  • Bianca Zander
  • English
  • 12 December 2019
  • 9780062108180